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Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music. Since its founding in 1833, the Oberlin College Library has been committed to providing excellent resources and services to support teaching, learning, artistry, and research.



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Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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"It is proposed to make in the college library an anti-slavery collection, complete as possible, for the future historian, in which shall be gathered every book, every pamphlet, every report, every tract, every newspaper, and every private letter on the subject. For such a collection nothing is unimportant. Scattered here and there these documents are all but worthless, but gathered in one collection they would be priceless." Rev. Henry Matson, librarian at Oberlin College, quoted in...
Dime Novels
Dime Novels
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Note: This collection includes uncensored images and content from the historical record, some of which are objectionable and offensive. Our reproduction of this material does not represent an endorsement of the content. This collection includes holdings from the Walter F. Tunks Collection of Dime Novels , received in 1959. Containing approximately 4,000 items, the Tunks Collection includes issues from 225 different series over a publication period beginning in the 1860s until about...
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
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503
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95,364
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Published by the Oberlin College Alumni Association continuously since 1904. This collection includes issues from 1904 through 1960.
Oberlin Conservatory Library Special Collections
Oberlin Conservatory Library Special Collections
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Selections from the expansive Special Collections of the Oberlin College Conservatory Library, including rare books and scores from the Violin Society of America/H.K. Goodkind Collection and the Frederick R. Selch Collection of American Music History.
Oberlin College Art Library Special Collections
Oberlin College Art Library Special Collections
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Materials from the Special Collections in the Clarence Ward Art Library at Oberlin College.
Topics: art, oberlin college
Oberlin College - Annual Reports
Oberlin College - Annual Reports
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87
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This collection includes reports by the president and treasurer of Oberlin College, as well as various other officers (e.g. deans, librarian, etc.).
Oberlin College - FIELD
Oberlin College - FIELD
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100
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FIELD: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics is a twice-yearly journal and has published spring and fall issues each year since its founding in 1969. It provides a forum where poets show each other and those who follow the course of the art what is innovative and most interesting.
Oberlin College Art Library Special Collections
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Topics: Architecture -- designs and plans, Sepulchral monuments
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Goodell, William, 1792-1878
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Topics: Church -- Newspapers, Honeoye (N.Y.) -- Newspapers
Early American Chapbooks
Early American Chapbooks
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32
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This collection includes examples of early American chapbooks from the Special Collections of the Oberlin College Library.
Uniform title: Anleitung zu der musikalischen Gelahrtheit
Topic: Music -- Dictionaries -- German
Oberlin College Library
by Fletcher, Robert Samuel, 1900-1959
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Topics: Oberlin College, Oberlin College -- History
Topic: Slavery -- United States
Topics: music theory -- history -- 16th century, music theory -- history -- 17th century
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884; Madison, James, 1751-1836
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Topics: United States -- Constitution, Slavery -- United States
Topics: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Architecture -- England -- Kew, Architecture -- Designs and plans --...
Oberlin College Library
by Fletcher, Robert Samuel, 1900-1959
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Topics: Oberlin College, Oberlin College -- History
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Hurd, John C. (John Codman), 1816-1892
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Topics: Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States, Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United...
Another issue, with different title-page, is dated 1723; Second edition, Rome 1776, has title: Descrizione degl'istromenti armonici.
Topic: musical instruments
Topics: Songs with continuo, Music -- Instruction and study, Songs -- Texts, Music -- Dictionaries
Topics: American Colonization Society -- Constitution, African Americans -- Colonization -- Liberia
Topics: Architecture -- Orders -- Design and plans -- Early works to 1800, Architecture -- Details --...
Topic: Religion and science
Topic: Slaves -- Emancipation
Topics: music theory -- early works to 1800, part songs
Oberlin Conservatory Library Special Collections
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Topics: Harp, Celtic harp, Musical instruments -- Ireland, Musical instruments -- Scotland
Oberlin College - Annual Reports
by Oberlin College
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Oberlin College Art Library Special Collections
by Castell, Robert
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic -- Italy -- Early works to 1800, Country homes -- Italy -- Early works to...
Topic: Slavery -- Nebraska
Includes bibliographical references. v. 1. A discourse of matter pertaining to religion -- v. 2. Sermons-Prayers -- v. 3. Discourses of theology -- v. 4. Discourses of politics -- v. 5-6. Discourses of slavery -- v. 7. Discourses of social science -- v.
Topics: Theology, Unitarian churches, Sermons, American, Slavery and the church, United States -- History
Includes bibliographical references.
Topics: Slavery -- History, Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States
Topics: Fife -- Methods, Fife music
Oberlin College - Annual Reports
by Oberlin College
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Early American Chapbooks
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Printed wrappers; 11 x 7 cm. “Revised by the Committee of Publication of the American Sunday-school Union.”
Topics: Chapbooks -- Specimens, Bible -- Reading, Sunday school literature, Children's stories
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Edwards, B. B. (Bela Bates), 1802-1852; Park, Edwards Amasa, 1808-1900
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Includes bibliographical references.
Topics: Edwards, B. B. (Bela Bates), 1802-1852, Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Theology
Author's signature stamp on half title page. Includes 2 foldouts of the band formulations at a military festival on July 24, 1846, and 26 leaves illustrating band instruments. Includes 55 pages of historical music for various European military instruments and percussion, used for signalling and marching.
Topics: Military music, Military music -- France
Oberlin Conservatory Library Special Collections
by Ehrlich, A., 1842-1921, editor
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Topic: String quartets (Musical groups)
Topics: flute -- history, flute -- construction
Topics: American Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements -- United States, Abolitionists -- United...
Oberlin College - Annual Reports
by Oberlin College
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Topic: Slavery -- Southern States
Oberlin Conservatory Library Special Collections
by Smith, Francis Hopkinson
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Title on vol. 2: Grand harmonicon, or musical glasses Includes index of tunes, p. 83-[84]. "Prices."--p. [13]. Gives purchase prices for harmonicons. Pages: vol. [1] misnumbered as: [cover as p. 1-2], [3], 4-12; [1] (price list); 5-46; vol. 2, 47-83, [84]. Includes index of tunes, p. 83-[84].
Topic: Glass harmonica -- Methods
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Cluskey, M. W. (Michael W.)
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Topics: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868, Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875, Campaign literature --...
Oberlin College Art Library Special Collections
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Topic: Architecture -- Early works to 1800
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
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Imprint varies: 1839, published by the American Anti-Slavery Society; 1841-46, published by Massachusetts Anti-slavery Fair; 1847-58, published by the National Anti-slavery Bazaar
Topic: Slavery -- United States
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Cochin, Augustin, 1823-1872
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Includes bibliographical references.
Topic: Slavery
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897; Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880; Brent, Linda
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Topics: Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897, Slaves -- United States -- Biography
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Uniform title: Book of Psalmes Pt. 2, half title: The Psalmes in metre; colophon imprinted 1618.
Topic: Psalms (Music)
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Oberlin College Library Limited Access
Oberlin College Library Limited Access
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Materials with access restrictions.
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by American Anti-Slavery Society
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Topic: Slavery in the Bible
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Thome, James A. (James Armstrong), 1813-1873; Kimball, J. Horace (Joseph Horace), 1813-1838
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Topics: Slavery -- West Indies, Liberty, Antigua -- Description and travel, Barbados -- Description and...
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880
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Topic: Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852
Parallel title: Martial musician Marches and calls for fife and drum with instructions for the bass drum. T.p. verso contains notice of copyright 1817. "To which is added a collection for the fife, adapted to the foregoing on the drum." Grey-brown wrapper; printed from movable type.
Topics: Drum -- Methods, Fife -- Methods, Military calls -- United States, Military music -- United States,...
Topic: Greek language -- Composition and exercises
Topics: Horn (Musical instrument) -- Studies and exercises, Horn music (Horns (2)) -- Scores
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Oberlin Alumni Magazine
by Oberlin College
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Topics: Slaves--Emancipation--West Indies, British, Slavery--West Indies, British
Oberlin College Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Topic: Slavery -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Topic: Flute -- Methods -- Self instruction
Oberlin Conservatory Library Special Collections
by Butler, Pierce, 1807-1867. Compiler.
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Topic: flute and guitar music -- parts
Topics: Music, Church music, Musical instruments, Music theory -- Early works to 1800
Topics: Slavery -- United States -- Extension to the territories, Speeches, addresses, etc., American --...
Topics: Allen, Henry W., defendant -- Trials, litigation, etc., United states -- Fugitive slave law (1850),...
Includes author's pref. (p. [4]) and index of tunes. "Instructions for the drum" (p. [5]-19; "Instructions for the fife" (p. 20-25). P. 43 misprinted as 4. Olive wrapper; printed from movable type by J.J. Williams.
Topics: Drum -- Methods, Fife -- Methods, Fife and drum corps music -- Scores, Marches (Fife and drum) --...